As Elizabeth Waring Wilson has said, James Madison Roane's father was John Jones Roane; whose father was John Roane, "The Old Original". Spencer Roane [b.1762 d.1822] wss 1st cousin once removed of James Madison Roane. He m. Anne Henry, dau. of Patrick Henry.
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Since you are in King William Co. you may be able to help with a major problem associated with John Jones Roane [Jr.] who was a one term Congressman and remained in DC as a civil servant in the Patent Office and Treasury Dept. He allegedly married a Mary Magdalene Attaulla. Surname is of Arabic derivation. She may have been of the international community in DC. They lived in DC where [apparently] both died and are buried. If you have access to family Bibles of the period c. 1860-1850, perhaps of his father, John Jones Roane, we might have some verification.
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